Tripura State Pollution Control Board

BIO-MEDICAL WASTE MANAGEMENT

Biomedical waste management has recently emerged as an issue of major concern not only to hospitals, nursing home authorities but also to the environment. the bio-medical wastes generated from health care units depend upon a number of factors such as waste management methods, type of health care units, occupancy of healthcare units, specialization of healthcare units, ratio of reusable items in use, availability of infrastructure and resources etc. The proper management of biomedical waste has become a worldwide humanitarian topic today. Although hazards of poor management of biomedical waste have aroused the concern world over, especially in the light of its far-reaching effects on human, health and the environment. The quantum of waste generated in India is estimated to be 1-2 kg per bed per day in a hospital and 600 gm per day per bed in a clinic. 85% of the hospital waste is non-hazardous, 15% is infectious/hazardous. Mixing of hazardous results in to contamination and makes the entire waste hazardous. Hence there is necessity to segregate and treat. Improper disposal increases risk of infection; encourages recycling of prohibited disposables and disposed drugs; and develops resistant microorganisms. The new bio-medical waste management rules has hence been notified to efficiently manage the generated bio-waste in the country. Download The Bio-Medical Waste Management Rules, 2016

Classification of Bio-Medical Wastes:

The World Health Organization (WHO) has classified medical waste into eight categories:

  • General Wastes
  • Pathological
  • Radioactive
  • Chemical
  • Infectious to potentially infectious waste
  • Sharps
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Pressurized Containers
Sl.No.Name & Address of the HCFTotal Bio-Medical Waste Generated (in kg/day)Total Bio-Medical Waste treated (in kg/day)
1GB Agartala Medical College125.0109.6
2BRAM TMC125.0109.6
3IGM127.5111.7
4Gomati District Hospital37.537.5
5Rajib Gandhi District Memorial Hospital Kailashahar31.331.3
6Cancer Hospital, Agartala12.511.0
7Khowai District Hospital93.893.8
8Belonia Sub-Divisional Hospital18.818.8
9Dharmanagar Sub-Divisional Hospital18.818.8
10Kanchanpur Sub-Divisional Hospital12.512.2
11LTV Sub Divisional Hospital12.512.5
12BSM Sub-Divisonal Hospital Kamalpur18.818.2
13Sabroom S.D. Hospital12.512.5
14Gandacherra Sub Divisional Hospital12.512.5
15Khowai District Hospital25.025.0
16Amarpur Sub-Divisional Hospital12.512.1
17Melaghar Sub-Divisional Hospital13.813.8
18Bishalgarh Sub-Divisional Hospital13.813.8
19Tripura Sundari Sub-Divisional Hospital, South Tripura37.537.2
20Modern Psychiatric Hospital12.511.0
21ILS Hospital45.339.3
22BSF Composite Hospital12.511.0
23Waris Hospital & Diagnostic Centre Ltd.25.021.5
24Sanjeevani Nursing Home & Research Centre2.82.4
25The Care & Cure Polyclinic & Medical Research Centre4.03.5
26Bhaumik Polyclinic & Nursing Home1.51.3
27Lifeline Nursing Home & Research Centre4.53.9
28Sarkar Clinic & Nursing Home2.52.2
29Agartala Hospital & Research Centre Pvt. Ltd.5.85.0
30Asha Child Care & Nursing Home and Research Centre4.84.2
31Tropical Orthopadices & Related Research Centre1.51.3
32VHAT Eye Hospital7.56.2
33P.C. Chatterjee Memorial Eye Hospital2.52.5
34Mahanam Seva Sadan2.52.5
35Devlok6.35.2
36Ortho Care & Related Centre2.52.2
37Dr. B. Majumder Memorial Nursing Home2.02.0
38Rural Hospitals & CHCs (20 Nos.)157.511.2
39Public Health Centre (94 Nos.)156.012.2
40Health Care Establishments other than bedded Hospitals (598 Nos.)273273
(Source : Tripura State Pollution Control Board for the year 2016)

Public Complaint

1. Sri Bishu Karmakar,
Member Secretary (9436169779)

2. Smt. Aparajita Das,
Asst. Env. Engineer (9436469990)

3. Sri Dipak Rudra Paul,
Junior Scientist (8729920336)

Address

Tripura State Pollution Control Board
Parivesh Bhawan, P.N. Complex,Gorkhabasti, P.O. Kunjaban, Agartala, Tripura-799006
Email:tripuraspcb@gmail.com
Phone: 0381 2312589

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